We welcome all English learners to join us in reading and discussing short stories from “Classic American Short Stories” collection. Registration is open to everyone on Brentwood Public Library’s website. Helpful materials and information on how to join the discussions online will be emailed to you upon registration. The book is available for check-out at the Circulation desk.
Monday, May 23
“The Yellow Wall-Paper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
A young woman is suffering from depression after having a baby. Her husband rents a colonial mansion for them to spend the summer. He hopes his wife will feel better there but the yellow wallpaper in the bedroom is driving her crazy.
Monday, June 27
“The £1,000,000 Bank-Note” by Mark Twain
To help an eccentric English gentleman win a bet, a young American man has to survive for one month in London with nothing else in his possession but a million-pound bank-note.